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Hearing Aid
Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many years should I expect my hearing aid to last?Open answer
     
  • How do I know if the battery is in the hearing aid correctly?Open answer
     
  • What do I do with the batteries when I’m done with them? Open answer
     
  • How do I turn my hearing aid on and off?Open answer
     
  • Is it OK for me to sleep in my hearing aids? Open answer
     
  • Why do I need to open the battery door at night?Open answer
     
  • Where should I store my hearing aids when they are not in my ears?Open answer
     
  • Can I wear my hearing aids when I take a shower, bath, or when I swim?Open answer
     
  • How do I clean my hearing aid?Open answer
     
  • How often should I clean my hearing aids? Open answer
     
  • What does the button do? Open answer
     
  • My hearing aid is beeping, what does that mean?Open answer
     
  • My hearing aid whistles sometimes when I am putting it in my ear. Is this normal?Open answer
     
  • My hearing aid is 'dead', is there anything I can do?Open answer
     
  • How do I tell the right hearing aid from the left hearing aid?Open answer
     
  • My BTE hearing aid has a volume control; which way do I turn it to change the volume?Open answer
     
  • Will wearing my BTE or RITE hearing aid interfere with my glasses?Open answer
     
  • Is there anything I need to know about the clear hollow tube that connects my hearing aid to the ear mold?Open answer
     
  • What is the white thing at the end of the hearing aid that goes into my ear?Open answer
     
  • How often does the wax filter need to be changed?Open answer
     
  • What is the hole next to the wax filter on my hearing aid?Open answer
     
  • How do I clean the vent?Open answer
     
  • Are the microphone covers easily replaceable?Open answer
     
  • What is the clear 'antennae' thing on my hearing aid?Open answer
     
  • My custom hearing aid has a volume control; which way do I turn it to change the volume?Open answer
     
  • Why is my hearing aid squealing?Open answer